01 Jul 2022

The Committee is working on a number of initiatives, including:

  • In may the committee delivered a webinar covering the crucial challenges for the construction and real estate industries, you can view the recording here
  • A webcast series called 'Real Estate Around the Globe' with speakers from Asia, USA, Europe and Australia - talking about their experiences in real estate and how the markets are performing. This webcast series was released throughout March and April, you can find the full series here.
  • In January the committee hosted the first of a two-part event series on the commercial rent debt accrude during the pandemic. You can find more details on this event here. Watch out for the follow up event later on this year.

Short Term Objectives

  • Thought pieces around topical issues
  • Produce ‘simple guides to…’

Long Term Objectives

  • Conference
  • Paid E&T program

Next meeting:  7 July 2022

View more on the committee here.


Darren Stolzenberg

Darren Stolzenberg

Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Darren is Chair of the AREF Education & Training Committee. He is a Partner in CMS UK's Funds and Indirect Real Assets team. He is qualified in Australia and England, and has been practising law in London since 1999.


Darren has acted on a large and varied number of real assets transactions, often with an international element. He now focuses on structuring transactions through indirect vehicles such as companies, limited partnerships, unit trusts and offshore vehicles. He advises on UK and international fund establishments, joint ventures, corporatised asset sales and acquisitions and also advises investors looking to invest in UK, pan-European and global funds.